Midwest Elite VRC Tower Takeover Invitational

12/13/2019 - 12/15/2019
Midwest Elite VRC Tower Takeover Invitational Midwest Elite VRC Tower Takeover Invitational

Event Code: RE-VRC-19-0584

Program: VEX Robotics Competition

Type of Event: Tournament

Capacity: 48 / Spots Open: 8

Max Registrations per Organization: 6

Price: $5.00

This event is closed to registration because:
  • It is past the registration deadline.
Awards
Award Qualifies for
Tournament Champions (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Tournament Finalists (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Robot Skills Champion (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Robot Skills 2nd Place (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.
Robot Skills Third Place (VRC/VEXU) Does not qualify for any events.

Match Results

Ranking

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Waitlist

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Team List ( 40 Teams )

Team Team Name Organization Location
244A Get Bargensquashed Grandville Community Education Grandville, Michigan, United States
244B Bring Back D.D. Grandville Community Education Grandville, Michigan, United States
244C Just Act Natural Grandville Community Education Grandville, Michigan, United States
244D The A Team Grandville Community Education Grandville, Michigan, United States
248A Light Switch Grandville Robotics Grandville, Michigan, United States
248C No It's Not Grandville Robotics Grandville, Michigan, United States
248E Bot Ross Grandville Robotics Grandville, Michigan, United States
288A Cataclyst Grandville High School Grandville, Michigan, United States
288B That's A Later Problem... Grandville High School Grandville, Michigan, United States
288C Vegans Grandville High School Grandville, Michigan, United States
323Z Phoenix Cornerstone Robotics Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
355D Existential Crisis Fox Valley Robotics Batavia, Illinois, United States
355E Eagle Fox Valley Robotics Batavia, Illinois, United States
355K Kiwis Fox Valley Robotics Batavia, Illinois, United States
355X Phoenix Fox Valley Robotics Batavia, Illinois, United States
481A BEAST XLR8 Chicago State University Chicago, Illinois, United States
481B BEAST XLR8 2.0 Chicago State University Chicago, Illinois, United States
1233A UnderDogs A CROWN POINT HIGH SCHOOL Crown Point, Indiana, United States
1233C UnderDogs CROWN POINT HIGH SCHOOL Crown Point, Indiana, United States
1233F UnderDogs CROWN POINT HIGH SCHOOL Crown Point, Indiana, United States
2011A Arsenal BRECKSVILLE-BROADVIEW HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL Broadview Heights, Ohio, United States
2011B Bruh BRECKSVILLE-BROADVIEW HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL Broadview Heights, Ohio, United States
2011C Flapjacks BRECKSVILLE-BROADVIEW HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL Broadview Heights, Ohio, United States
2011D Dipstick BRECKSVILLE-BROADVIEW HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL Broadview Heights, Ohio, United States
2011E Exhaustion BRECKSVILLE-BROADVIEW HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL Broadview Heights, Ohio, United States
2011F FaZe Clan BRECKSVILLE-BROADVIEW HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL Broadview Heights, Ohio, United States
2360Z Zettabyte Neuqua Valley High School Naperville, Illinois, United States
6008B The Rolling Wheels NORTH UNION HIGH SCHOOL Richwood, Ohio, United States
6008D DNA NORTH UNION HIGH SCHOOL Richwood, Ohio, United States
6008E Eclipse NORTH UNION HIGH SCHOOL Richwood, Ohio, United States
6008H Hal-9000 NORTH UNION HIGH SCHOOL Richwood, Ohio, United States
6403A Asiago Chicken Brookside High School Sheffield Village, Ohio, United States
6403B Barbecue Chicken Brookside High School Sheffield Village, Ohio, United States
6403C Cajun Chicken Brookside High School Sheffield Village, Ohio, United States
8031C Fix-It-Felix Hudsonville Robotics - HS Hudsonville, Michigan, United States
8031E Q Hudsonville Robotics - HS Hudsonville, Michigan, United States
8995M Mustang Voltage Metea Valley High School Aurora, Illinois, United States
11124P Cheese ELYRIA HIGH SCHOOL Elyria, Ohio, United States
11124R Roomba ELYRIA HIGH SCHOOL Elyria, Ohio, United States
11124X The Butterfly Effect ELYRIA HIGH SCHOOL Elyria, Ohio, United States

REC Foundation Design Award Rubric.

REC Foundation Design Award Rubric

 

Participant Release Form Spainish.

Participant Release Form Spainish

 

Participant Release Form.

Participant Release Form

 

REC Foundation Code of Conduct.

REC Foundation Code of Conduct

 

VRC Qualifying Criteria.

VRC Qualifying Criteria

 

VRC Robot Inspection Checklist for Cortex.

VRC Robot Inspection Checklist for Cortex

 

VRC Robot Inspection Checklist for V5.

VRC Robot Inspection Checklist for V5

 

VRC Tower Takeover One Page Description.

VRC Tower Takeover One Page Description

 


Date: 12/13/2019 - 12/15/2019
Grandville Middle School
3535 Wilson Ave
Grandville, Michigan 49418
United States

Travel Info

More information here on 11/1/19

Refund Policy

No refunds.  

  • Registration fee for teams attending would be $5.  (Teams failing to show up after registering will be charged a $260 registration fee)

Emergency/Bad Weather Policy

If there is severe weather, we will adjust the event schedule to accommodate travel schedules of our teams.  Any changes will be emailed and texted to head coaches for each team

Volunteer

We’d love to have experienced referees from multiple states.  Referees must have completed the VEX Tower Takeover Referee Certifucation by 11/1/19, and must have referee experience from an earlier event this season.  To volunteer, contact dhepfer@grandvilleboosters.org.

Agenda

Tentative schedule - will be updated on 11/2/19

 

Friday 12/13

6pm - 11pm   Teams arrive.  Hotel check-in for traveling teams

8pm - 10pm   Robot Inspection open

                         Practice field and Sills Field open 

 

Saturday - 12/14

7:30am    Breakfast

8:30am    Robot Inspection / Practice Field and Skills Field Open

9:00am    Opening Ceremony / Qualification Rounds start

12:30pm   Lunch / Practice Field and Skills Field Open

1:30pm     Qualification Rounds continue

4:30pm     End of Qualification Rounds End / Alliance Selection 

5:00pm     Practice and Skills Fields open

6:00pm     Depart for dinner and group activity 

11:00pm    Return to hotel / lights out

 

Sunday - 12/15

7:30am    Breakfast

8:30am    Practice and Skills Fields open

10:00am  Playoffs begin

11:30am   Awards 

12:00pm  Closing and lunch  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Event Dates

Date: 12/13/2019 - 12/15/2019

Venue/Location:

Grandville Middle School
3535 Wilson Ave
Grandville, Michigan 49418
United States

Grade Level: High School

Robot Skills Challenge Offered: Yes

Contact Information

Primary Contact
Doug Hepfer
Title: Event Organizer
Email: dhepfer@grandvilleboosters.org
Phone: 6165403239
Event Day Phone: 6165403239

Secondary Contact
Steve Clark
Title: Event Organizer
Email: clarkst1@gmail.com
Phone: 6162993422
Event Day Phone: 6162993422

General Info

  • A corporate sponsor will underwrite this event, making this event more affordable for teams to attend
    • Registration fee for teams attending would be $5.  (Teams failing to show up after registering will be charged the full $299 registration fee)
    • Sponsor will underwrite the hotel accommodations for competing high school students for Friday and Saturday night, reducing the cost to teams to a flat $79 a night per room, including all fees and taxes.  Rooms assigned to teams that register but do not show up will be billed to the team at $149/night.  Number of rooms per team to be determined.
    • All meals from Saturday breakfast through Sunday lunch will be provided
    • Our sponsor will take care of the cost for an all-teams social event on Saturday night
  • Teams would be expected to travel in on Friday night, and home on Sunday afternoon.
  • There would be open build/program time before the event and in between the two sets of qualification rounds
  • Teams will compete for the Midwest Elite Cup – a traveling trophy which will move to each year’s champion going forward